BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, MAY 21 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 27

05/20/20

SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF “AMERICAN SOUL”

NEW EPISODES OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL,”
“TYLER PERRY’S BRUH,” AND “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS”

New York, NY – May 20, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of May 21- May 27 includes, the premiere of “American Soul” season two and NEW episode of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on BET. Streaming now are new episodes of  “Tyler Perry’s Bruh,” and “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” on BET+.

What-To-Watch & BINGE Spotlight

“AMERICAN SOUL” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
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Inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, the period drama picks up two years later in 1975. As Don becomes a rising star, he continues to manage an assortment of spectacular talent that comes to his show, a complicated family life, failing personal health, and perhaps most importantly, his ego. The eight-episode season of “AMERICAN SOUL” features a cast of multi-talented actors including Sinqua Walls who plays a young Don Cornelius. Series regulars also include Kelly Price, Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, Katlyn Nichol, and Christopher Jefferson. The new season features dynamic guest stars portraying some of the most prolific musicians and visionaries of the era. Big Boi, Ledisi, Melanie Fiona, Demetria McKinney, London Brown, Darius McCrary, Bell, Yung Joc, D.C. Young Fly, Christopher B. Duncan, Kearran Giovanni, Alex Ball and Hudson Thames will lend their talents throughout the season. Watch the “AMERICAN SOUL” Season Two Trailer here   https://youtu.be/SeYZFYTRjEE

Episode #201 “1975” premieres, Wednesday May 27- As Soul Train’s success rises and Don’s (Sinqua Walls) health declines, Delores (Perri Camper) returns with questionable motives and a ghost from Gerald’s past rattles well-laid plans. Meanwhile, Simone (Katlyn Nichol) tries desperately to resurrect her relationship with JT (Christopher Jefferson) and her recording career. Guest star Ledisi as Patti LaBelle.

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“Tyler Perry’s THE OVAL” AIRS WEDNESDAYS at 9 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
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Episode #116 “The Dangerous Game” premieres, Wednesday May 27- Lilly shares with Donald and Kyle that she knows more than she should about the president. Victoria gets wind of the secret events orchestrated by Hunter. Donald does something unspeakable in an attempt to keep secrets that could jeopardize national security.

Press Contacts: Luis Defrank [email protected]

 “Tyler Perry’s BRUH” STREAMING NOW oN BET+
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Episode #105 “The Hamster Wheel” Gina faces a life changing decision.

Press Contacts: Jamie Owens [email protected]

“TYLER PERRY’S Ruthless” STREAMING NOW on BET+

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Episode #110 “The Closer” Dikahn’s suspicions threaten Andrew’s livelihood.

New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” launch every Thursday on BET+.

ALSO STREAMING THIS MAY ON BET+ INCLUDE:

  • Act Like You Love Me
  • Between Sisters
  • Black Ink Crew (s1-3)
  • Catching Hell in the City of Angels
  • Church Girl
  • Death At a Funeral
  • Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang
  • Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA War on Musicians and Activists
  • Dying Laughing
  • Everyday Black Man
  • For Colored Girls
  • Freeway: Crack in the System
  • Hoops Africa
  • In the Hive
  • Killer Bees
  • Lap Dance
  • Life Without Basketball
  • Lucky Girl
  • Madea Goes To Jail (Stage Play)
  • More to Love
  • Mr. Right
  • My Favorite Five
  • My First Love
  • My Sister's Wedding
  • Nore Davis: You Guys are Dope
  • Run's House (s1- s6)
  • Secrets of The Magic City
  • The Great Divide
  • Video Girl
  • What Love Will Make You Do
  • What She Wants for Christmas
  • What's Done In the Dark (Stage Play)
  • Why Did I Get Married?

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ABOUT BET+

BET+ is a premium online streaming service with exclusive originals and thousands of TV episodes and movies from the best Black creators. A joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios, BET+ allows users to stream Black culture including hit movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, award shows, and specials, all in one place, commercial free. The new service from BET Networks, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., is the official home of Tyler Perry’s film, TV and stage works. The ad-free subscription video-on-demand service also provides users with access to original content from the likes of Will Packer, Tracy Oliver and many more. Visit BET.com/BETPlus to learn more.

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